July 24, 2019 / 7:35 PM / 5 months ago

Mueller says he 'generally' agrees Trump was not always truthful in written answers

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller said on Wednesday he “generally” agreed with a characterization that Trump’s written answers to investigators probing Russian interference in the U.S. election were not always truthful.

“Isn’t it fair to say that the president’s written answers were not only inadequate and incomplete because he didn’t answer many of your questions, but where he did, his answers showed that he wasn’t always being truthful?” Democratic lawmaker Val Demings asked as Mueller testified before the House intelligence panel.

“Generally,” Mueller said.

Reporting by Doina Chiacu and Tim Ahmann; writing by Makini Brice; editing by Jonathan Oatis

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